Ilm Academy Faculty

Ilm Academy’s faculty members, with qualifications from traditional Islamic institutions and modern Western universities, provide students a distinctive and integrated educational experience.


Ms. Irum Sarfaraz – Elementary / Middle School Principal

Ms. Sarfaraz is a veteran journalist with over 25 years of experience in the writing field. With an MA in English Literature, and writing diplomas, her published credentials include over two thousand bylines in magazines, newspapers, and blogs, and a poetry anthology and novel. Ms. Sarfaraz is seasoned in English and Urdu fiction and non-fiction writing, translations, and editing, and along with her administrative duties she overlooks Ilm Academy’s ELA program as Director of Language Arts, 8th Grade LA teacher, and School Publications Editor. Ms. Sarfaraz is the lead writer for Sapienza Educational Publishing, Ilm Academy’s publishing division dedicated to producing Islamic school curriculum. Ms. Sarfaraz has been with Ilm Academy for 6 years.